Friday, 5 May 2006

Diarist - A nice PocketPC application for writing blog posts.


Thursday, 4 May 2006

The built-in unzip in Windows XP is nice to have, but for some reason it runs extremely slowly if the zip has more than a few files in it. I’m trying out “TUGZip” as it also integrates with Windows Explorer and looks like it is a bit snappier in the performance stakes. It’s also freeware.

Monitoring ASP.NET Apps using MOM 2005

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

The ISTS Unit here at UniSA have begun using MOM to monitor our Windows Servers. I’m interested in whether creating management packs for our ASP.NET applications would help with monitoring and getting early warning of potential problems.

Here is some light reading to get up to speed:

Microsoft Australia - Tech.Ed 2006

Sunday, 30 April 2006

Snazzy web page too!

I’m planning to drive over with my family, so we can catch up with the in-laws and Sydney relatives at the same time.

Notifying webmasters of penalties

Thursday, 27 April 2006

Google are making it a bit easier to find out how they are indexing your site and any problems they are finding along the way.

Because I use Blogger’s BlogSpot domain, I can only customise the template for the page - not add any extra files to the site. However the sitemap facility does support Atom 0.3 feeds, which my blog does have, so I’ve pointed it to that feed. It says it will take a few hours to update, but it will be interesting to see what it says about my blog once it is finished.